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American Ideal 3YOs sweep Dan Patch awards -- Posted: 12 . 20 . 2012
American Ideal becomes one of the few elite pacing sires in the history of the sport to have sired the same year’s champion colt and champion filly in harness racing’s “glamour division,” with his son Heston Blue Chip garnering honors as 2012’s “3-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year” and his daughter American Jewel being voted “3-Year-Old Pacing Filly of the Year.”   [read more]

Brittany mares and foals–with pedigrees–now available -- Posted: 12 . 17 . 2012
As a result of our recent website update, you’ll notice that on the navigation bar across the top there’s now a new section, “Broodmares,” that lists the farm’s entire inventory of trotting and pacing mares, owned individually or in partnership.   [read more]

Heston Blue Chip wins Matron in track record time -- Posted: 12 . 3 . 2012
American Ideal’s top 3-year-old son Heston Blue Chip p,2,1:50.4f; 3,1:48f ($1,405,658) capped off a championship season with a victory in the $176,663 Matron Stakes Final at Dover Downs Sunday. He won the race by pacing the fastest mile in Dover history—1:48 flat—just 1/5 second off the world record.   [read more]

2013 stud fees: All set for your success! -- Posted: 11 . 27 . 2012
Brittany Stallion Management’s goal is to create the opportunity for success for those who breed to our stallions, whether they’re breeding to sell the resulting foal at the select yearling sales, or to maintain ownership with the hope of racing in stakes events. We feel that our 2013 stud fees are priced accordingly.   [read more]

Heston Blue Chip: A Championship season? -- Posted: 11 . 19 . 2012
American Ideal’s World Champion and millionaire son Heston Blue Chip p,2,1:50.4f; 3,1:48.4f ($1,309,966) has launched a strong campaign toward being voted the 2012 “3-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year” after another impressive victory, this time in the $270,000 Progress Pace at Dover Downs.   [read more]

Brittany-sired 3YO filly stars win American-Nationals -- Posted: 11 . 11 . 2012
The leading ladies in their sires’ 3-year-old crops, American Ideal’s American Jewel and Glidemaster’s Maven–both fresh off victories in their Breeders Crowns–made it look easy as they won their respective American-National Stakes at Balmoral Park Saturday night.   [read more]

Glidemaster’s Maven captures her Breeders Crown -- Posted: 10 . 28 . 2012
Glidemaster’s brilliant daughter Maven 2,1:56f; 3,1:52.3 ($843,499) tacked an exclamation point onto another great season of racing as she captured the $500,000 Breeders Crown Final for 3-year-old filly trotters over a talented field that included Check Me Out, Win Missy B and Miss Paris.   [read more]

Two Crown Champions for American Ideal! -- Posted: 10 . 28 . 2012
World Champion racehorse and sire American Ideal continues to show why he is one of pacing’s greatest young sires. His progeny swept the Breeders Crown 3-year-old pacing events at Woodbine on Oct. 27, with his filly American Jewel and his colt Heston Blue Chip adding yet more to their resumes of great victories.   [read more]

Master Glide 2YO wins $206k Kindergarten Final -- Posted: 10 . 27 . 2012
Master Glide’s record-setting son Banco Solo 2,1:55.2 ($157,481), from his sire’s second commercial crop, made it look easy winning the $206,000 final of the Kindergarten Series 2-Year-Old Colt Trot at Vernon Downs Friday night. (Click "Read More" for video)   [read more]

Three Crown elim winners for American Ideal -- Posted: 10 . 22 . 2012
American Ideal 3-year-olds American Jewel, Romantic Moment and Heston Blue Chip each won their respective elimination of the Breeders Crown on Oct. 20, and now head to this Saturday’s rich Finals at Woodbine in Toronto.   [read more]

A “Vintage” group of Harrisburg yearlings -- Posted: 10 . 12 . 2012
After a successful sale in Lexington, Brittany Farms begins round two of selling its 2012 yearlings when it sends 11 head to the annual Harrisburg Yearling Sale, to be held Monday through Thursday, November 5-8, at the Farm Show Complex.   [read more]

Brittany’s yearlings are good to the end! -- Posted: 10 . 4 . 2012
The auctioneer’s gavel will fall late Saturday evening after the last horse is sold at the Lexington Selected Yearling Sale, but not before Brittany Farms sends more colts and fillies with outstanding potential through the ring.   [read more]

Friday night: Two can’t-miss trotting fillies -- Posted: 10 . 3 . 2012
What have you done for me lately? Well, no less than produce a $100,000-earning, multiple stakes winning 2-year-old trotting filly of 2012, that’s all! If you’re looking for yearlings from families that continue to run hot, you’ll still find them—even four sessions in—in the Brittany Farms consignment at the Lexington Selected Sale.   [read more]

Thursday night, it’s all in the family! -- Posted: 10 . 2 . 2012
Three sessions in…and still the pedigrees and individuals are top-shelf! Brittany’s lots selling Thursday night at the Lexington Selected Sale—each eligible to the rich Pennsylvania Sire Stakes—come from some of the sport’s most famous maternal lines. You just know that a champion colt or filly could spring from them at any time. As they say, “It’s all in the family.”   [read more]

Selling Wednesday: Trotting fillies with bright futures! -- Posted: 10 . 1 . 2012
Consignors receive only so many slots on the opening night of the Lexington Selected Sale, so not all the top horses sell in the “glamour” session. Like last year, you’ll find a number of standout yearlings selling in the second session, just like these three terrific fillies you’ll find in the Brittany Farms shedrow.   [read more]

Opening night! And what a trio of yearlings! -- Posted: 9 . 28 . 2012
Brittany Farms’ yearlings scheduled to go under the auctioneer’s hammer on opening night at the Lexington Selected Sale are something to get excited about! Featured are three colts that are bred to be the best on the racetrack…and all three have “future sire” written all over them.   [read more]

Real Desire: Last chance for Pennsylvania eligibles! -- Posted: 9 . 26 . 2012
Real Desire’s move to Indiana for the 2011 breeding season was cheered by breeders in the Hoosier State, but not so much by those in Pennsylvania. Real Desire stood in Pennsylvania since 2007 and ranked among the state’s leading speed and money-winning sires there year after year. With that move, this fall’s yearling sales represent the last opportunity to acquire a Pennsylvania-eligible yearling by Real Desire.   [read more]

American Ideal yearlings are great investments! -- Posted: 9 . 26 . 2012
From just his first two crops, American Ideal has already sired two millionaires in American Jewel ($1,448,115) and Idyllic ($1,296,967), and has two more making their way toward that milestone in Romantic Moment ($871,455) and Heston Blue Chip ($867,466). And these earnings have all come during these horses’ 2 and 3-year-old seasons alone.   [read more]

American Ideal: Millionaire no. 3 on the way? -- Posted: 9 . 23 . 2012
American Ideal’s brilliant 3-year-old filly Romantic Moment annexed the $225,000 New York Sire Stakes Championship Final Saturday night at Yonkers, and with her sights now set on the Breeders Crown, looks to become her sire’s third million-dollar winner from his first three crops of foals.   [read more]

Real Desire 2-year-olds win Indiana stakes -- Posted: 9 . 16 . 2012
Real Desire has never been at a loss when it comes to producing fast, stakes-winning 2-year-olds, and this year has been no exception. He added two more to the roster last Saturday night at Indiana Downs, as Carols Desire p,2,1:53.3 ($99,269) won her division of the $235,750 Kentuckiana Stakes and Latest Desire p,2,1:53.2 ($58,050) won his division of the $180,200 Elevation Stakes.   [read more]

Brittany’s yearling videos now available -- Posted: 9 . 10 . 2012
Home theater has never looked better! Brittany Farms’ 2012 yearling videos are now available for viewing here on our website. Click on the banner above or the following "Read More" link to view.   [read more]

World-class filly for a world-class sire! -- Posted: 8 . 19 . 2012
Glidemaster’s 3-year-old daughter Maven 2,1:56f; 3,1:52.3 ($514,224) continues to show that she certainly belongs in the conversation when this year’s elite trotters are discussed.   [read more]

American Ideal: New York’s New No. 1 -- Posted: 8 . 9 . 2012
American Ideal ranks as New York’s leading pacing sire in 2012 in the all-important category of 2 and 3-year-old money-winners, with combined earnings of over $2.8-million through August 9.   [read more]

Seven 2-year-old stakes winners in two weeks! -- Posted: 7 . 15 . 2012
Two-year-olds bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany Farms have won seven stakes races over the past two weeks, led by a sweep of the New Jersey Sire Stakes 2-Year-Old Filly Pace by the Brittany-bred youngsters Acquavella and Sombodythatiustono.   [read more]

Heston Blue Chip wins fastest Pace elim in 1:49 -- Posted: 7 . 9 . 2012
American Ideal’s Heston Blue Chip p,2,1:50.4f; 3,1:49 ($548,043) captured his Meadowlands Pace elim in 1:49 and now heads into a showdown with Sweet Lou and eight other of North America’s top sophomore pacers in the $600,000 Final on Saturday, July 14.   [read more]

Yearling rosters and pedigrees now available -- Posted: 7 . 2 . 2012
Rosters and catalog-style pedigrees for Brittany Farms’ 2012 Lexington and Harrisburg yearling consignments are now available here on our website. They are sorted by sale and may be accessed using the “Sales” link above.   [read more]

Romantic Moment takes season’s record in NYSS -- Posted: 6 . 29 . 2012
Timed in 1:48.3 in her last start, with a :26.3 last quarter, she still couldn’t get past another American Ideal lass, American Jewel, in the Fan Hanover Final. But last night Romantic Moment had things all her own way, winning her division of the $335,804 New York Sire Stakes at Yonkers in season’s record time of 1:52.4.   [read more]

Now 4 World Records for American Jewel! -- Posted: 6 . 25 . 2012
The “shining jewel” of her sire American Ideal’s first two crops, American Jewel, now has four World Records to her credit after a sizzling 1:49.2 win at Pocono Downs last Saturday in her elim of the James Lynch Memorial.   [read more]

Heston Blue Chip lowers Sweet Lou’s season’s mark -- Posted: 6 . 18 . 2012
Heston Blue Chip p,2,1:50.4f; 3,1:49.2f ($466,337), by American Ideal, lowered the North American season’s record and the Tioga Downs track record when he took the easiest of wins in the $55,688 Historic Series-Jersey Cup at Tioga Downs on Sunday.   [read more]

American Ideal fillies 1-2 in 1:48.2 Fan Hanover! -- Posted: 6 . 17 . 2012
The American Ideal fillies American Jewel and Romantic Moment--who swept last week’s eliminations--finished 1-2 in the $642,000 Fan Hanover Final at Mohawk in 1:48.2...the fastest mile ever paced by a 3-year-old filly!   [read more]

Four Starzzz Shark’s Allstar Legend in record 1:48.2 -- Posted: 6 . 16 . 2012
Four Starzzz Shark’s 3-year-old son Allstar Legend p,2,1:52.1; 3,1:48.2 ($170,862) became his World Champion sire’s fastest performer when he won his division of the $319,320 (div.) Pennsylvania Sire Stakes at Harrah's Philadelphia yesterday in 1:48.2. Not only that, he set a North American Season’s Record, a track record, and became this year’s second-fastest sophomore pacer, behind only Sweet Lou!   [read more]

American Ideal fillies sweep Fan Hanover elims -- Posted: 6 . 9 . 2012
Three-year-old fillies by World Champion racehorse and sire American Ideal swept both eliminations for next Saturday’s $567,000 Fan Hanover Final at Mohawk, with Romantic Moment winning the first in 1:50.4 and American Jewel snaring the second in 1:50--career records for both Jimmy Takter trainees.   [read more]

Glidemaster’s Maven wins Elegantimage elim -- Posted: 6 . 8 . 2012
Glidemaster’s 3-year-old daughter Maven 2,1:56f; 3,1:53.1 ($207,483) has now set North American season’s records in two of her last three starts, as she won her elim for next week’s $530,000 Elegantimage Stakes at Mohawk in 1:53.1--the fastest mile trotted this year by a sophomore filly.   [read more]

Yet more success in the NYSS! -- Posted: 6 . 6 . 2012
American Ideal and Artiscape continued to roll in the rich New York Sire Stakes, with American Ideal’s Heston Blue Chip and Artiscape’s Union Man Hanover taking splits of the $160,813 (div.) 3-year-old colt pace at Monticello Raceway on June 6. (Click "Read More" for videos > )   [read more]

American Ideal, Artiscape dominate NY State Fair -- Posted: 5 . 29 . 2012
The New York State Fair races for 3-year-old pacers were held at Tioga Downs on Memorial Day, May 28, with sons and daughters of the Brittany stallions American Ideal and Artiscape winning an incredible nine of the 13 events.   [read more]

“Shark” fillies distance themselves in the PASS -- Posted: 5 . 24 . 2012
Brittany Stallion Management’s Four Starzzz Shark already has a World Champion 3-year-old filly to his credit, and has a pair of top ones this year as well in Kiss Dont Bite and Destiny’s Chance. Those two finished 1-2---and well ahead of the rest of the field--in their division of the $317,490 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes on May 24 at Harrah’s Philadelphia.   [read more]

American Ideal, Artiscape dominate 3YO NYSS -- Posted: 5 . 22 . 2012
Brittany Stallion Management sires accounted for five of the nine division winners in the opening leg of the New York Sire Stakes 3-year-old pacing events, with American Ideal’s Heston Blue Chip setting a North American Season’s Record and Artiscape’s Breakin The Law taking his sixth straight victory.   [read more]

Glidemaster’s Maven upends Check Me Out in PASS -- Posted: 5 . 15 . 2012
Maven 2,1:56f; 3,1:53.4f ($186,858) showed extreme promise as a 2-year-old, winning a quartet of stakes races last summer and beating the best in Lexington last fall in the Bluegrass Stakes. But the daughter of Glidemaster turned heads like never before as she defeated reigning champion Check Me Out in her first start of the season.   [read more]

Glidemaster fillies take pair of PA Stallion divisions -- Posted: 5 . 15 . 2012
The first week of Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action kicked off at The Meadows as Cannot Tell A Lie 3,1:57.3f, a Pennsylvania-eligible 3-year-old filly by Brittany Stallion Management’s Glidemaster, posted the fastest time (1:57.4) of five divisions of the $100,000 PA Stallion Series on May 14.   [read more]

Artiscape’s Stage It Right takes Princess Final -- Posted: 5 . 12 . 2012
Stage It Right p,3,1:52.3, a New York-eligible 3-year-old filly by Brittany Stallion Management’s Artiscape, is making a habit of winning. She’s now swept both legs and the $75,000 final of the Princess Pacing Series at Woodbine, taking the final on May 12 in a measured 1:54.2.   [read more]

Woodbine sweep for the Brittany stallions -- Posted: 5 . 4 . 2012
Some top-shelf 3-year-olds have recently surfaced at Woodbine, and Brittany’s World Champion sires American Ideal, Artiscape and Real Desire made a clean sweep of that track's sophomore late closers on May 3.   [read more]

New York has never looked brighter! -- Posted: 4 . 30 . 2012
If you’re a breeder switching to New York, or have a late mare that hasn’t yet been booked, Brittany’s New York pacing stallions–American Ideal and Artiscape–offer outstanding, proven production at fees that make them as competitive as any in the marketplace.   [read more]

Brittany-sired 3-year-olds shine at Woodbine -- Posted: 4 . 24 . 2012
The Brittany stallions Real Desire and Artiscape are continuing to produce stakes and late closer winners this spring at an impressive rate. Their most recent winners were a pair of 3-year-olds who shined–despite the rain–in the opening legs of the Diplomat Series and Princess Series on April 23 at Woodbine.   [read more]

Survivor Series sweep for Artiscape’s Breakin The Law -- Posted: 4 . 23 . 2012
Artiscape’s 3-year-old son Breakin The Law p,2,1:57.4h; 3,1:50.3 made it a clean sweep of the Survivor Series at the Meadowlands, winning the two preliminary rounds, the semifinal, and then the $59,200 final on April 21 in a North American Season’s Record and career best 1:50.3.   [read more]

Tell All’s Bullet Bob year’s fastest 3YO colt pacer -- Posted: 4 . 20 . 2012
Tell All, standing at Tara Hills Stud in Ontario, has come up with another outstanding first-crop 3-year-old in Bullet Bob p,2,1:55f; 3,1:50.4. The sophomore colt has now won four straight and just became the season’s fastest 3-year-old colt pacer after an eye-catching 1:50.4 win at the Meadowlands.   [read more]

Another big Saturday for Artiscape -- Posted: 4 . 9 . 2012
Brittany Stallion Management’s Artiscape, standing in New York, has proven time and again to be the kind of sire that can get you not only major 2 and 3YO stakes winners, but big “Saturday night” open class horses as well. On April 7 his sons Art Z and Breakin The Law won the Levy and Survivor Series at Yonkers and the Meadowlands, respectively.   [read more]

Real Desire 3YO sets season’s mark in Youthful -- Posted: 3 . 23 . 2012
Real Desire’s sophomore colt Real Infusion p,2,1:54.4f; 3,1:51.4 became the year’s fastest 3-year-old colt pacer over a mile or 7/8-mile track when he won his division of the Youthful Series at Woodbine on March 19 in 1:51.4, with a closing quarter paced in :27.1.   [read more]

A “pot o’ gold” on St. Paddy’s Day for Artiscape -- Posted: 3 . 17 . 2012
A pair of Artiscape sons shot up the stretch to secure a 1-2 finish in the $78,400 final of the Four Leaf Clover Series on the St. Patrick’s Day card at the Meadowlands. Click "read more" for story and race video   [read more]

American Ideal 3YO a Gr. 1 winner in New Zealand -- Posted: 3 . 9 . 2012
American Ideal added to his list of siring achievements when his 3-year-old Ideal Scott captured the Group 1, $250,000 Northern Derby at Alexandra Park in New Zealand on March 9. The son of American Ideal-Tuapeka Wings (by Falcon Seelster) has now earned over $434,000 (NZD) and sports a slate of 7-3-2 in 15 career starts.   [read more]

Act now…mares for sale are moving quickly! -- Posted: 2 . 29 . 2012
Brittany Farms’ second installment of in-foal broodmares for sale has proven quite popular among market breeders, as several top lots have already been sold, and only a handful of these high-quality mares remain available. (Click banner above for complete listing.)   [read more]

Update! A Muscle Hill foal joins our “mares for sale!” -- Posted: 2 . 27 . 2012
Brittany Farms’ second installment of mares for sale privately has a new addition, as Cressida Hanover, the dam of World Champion, Triple Crown winner and “Horse of the Year” Glidemaster, now sells with a colt by Muscle Hill at her side. The bay colt was foaled at Brittany Farms in Versailles, KY on Sunday, Feb. 26.   [read more]

Mares for private sale - second installment now available -- Posted: 2 . 14 . 2012
Rarely does a breeder get the opportunity to purchase mares from trotting and pacing’s most influential bloodlines, but now’s your chance! Brittany Farms is currently offering “Phase II” of mares for sale privately, featuring some of the greatest matrons in the sport, and in foal to sires with proven market appeal.   [read more]

American Ideal's Curator oversees WEGZ win -- Posted: 2 . 12 . 2012
Brittany’s heralded young sire American Ideal landed another stakes winner as his 4-year-old son Curator p,3,1:50.1 ($100,873) won the $30,000 second leg of the WEGZ Series at Woodbine on Feb. 11, pacing to the easy victory in 1:54.2.   [read more]

Real Desire 4YO wins Exit 16W leg -- Posted: 2 . 11 . 2012
There have been a slew of very fast 4-year-olds that have sped down the stretch at the “new” Meadowlands this year, and now joining those is Real Desire’s Real Flight p,2,1:54.3f; 3,1:52.4f; 1:50.4, the decisive winner of the Exit 16W Series on Feb. 10.   [read more]

Tell All’s fast Social Network is “all the buzz” -- Posted: 2 . 2 . 2012
While the news buzz this past week has been about the initial stock offering of Facebook, the buzz around the Meadowlands backstretch has been, appropriately enough, about a 3-year-old named Social Network, from the first crop of the promising young sire Tell All.   [read more]

American Ideal: Back-to-back Canadian Champions! -- Posted: 1 . 30 . 2012
American Ideal’s first two crops have now produced two Canadian Champion 2-year-old fillies in Idyllic (2010) and American Jewel (2011).   [read more]

Vintage Master looking very “Presidential” -- Posted: 1 . 22 . 2012
Not only did he win the second leg of the Presidential Series convincingly and in the fastest mile of the night (1:49.1)…Vintage Master did so with the great determination, courage and raw speed that’s been so typical of this World Champion pacer. And if you don’t take our word for it, just have a look for yourself. To watch race video, click here >    [read more]

Tell All colt fetches $160,000 at TattJan -- Posted: 1 . 17 . 2012
Divulge p,2,1:51.3 ($50,132), from the first crop of Canadian “Horse of the Year” and U.S. “Pacer of the Year” Tell All, was the top-selling 3-year-old--and second highest-priced horse overall--at the Tattersalls January Select Mixed Sale, held on Jan. 16 at the Meadowlands.   [read more]

Four Starzzz Shark, Real Desire Big M winners -- Posted: 1 . 16 . 2012
The NFL playoffs weren't the only exciting thing on the sports schedule last weekend. The “new” Meadowlands kicked off its winter late closers Friday and Saturday nights, with sons of Brittany stallions Four Starzzz Shark and Real Desire posting impressive wins in the Presidential, Clyde Hirt and Complex Series.   [read more]